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Python Introducing Lists Using Lists Continental

Christian Abreu
Christian Abreu
3,587 Points

AssertionError: 7 != 9 : Please don't alter the continents list

Hello! I'm not quite sure what is causing this error to occur? Output states the error is on line 40.

continents.py
continents = [
    'Asia',
    'South America',
    'North America',
    'Africa',
    'Europe',
    'Antarctica',
    'Australia',
]
# Your code here
for continents in continents:
    print("* " + continents)

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
222,324 Points

Using the same variable for both the source and the loop control causes the original list to be changed by the loop.

Try using a different variable for the loop control. A popular choice is the singular version of the list name.